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Council on Liberal Education

The Council on Liberal Education is pleased to present recommendations for the revised liberal education curriculum.  The recommendations below were approved by the Twin Cities Assembly in April 2008 and will go into effect for students entering the University in fall 2010.  For more information, please contact CLE at: cle@umn.edu.   

 

           

revised report and appendices

Renewing our Commitment to Liberal Education  Download me! Download
The final report of the Council on Liberal Education
Appendix 1  Download me! Download
Appendix 2  Download me! Download
Appendix 3  Download me! Download
Liberal Education Requirement Comparison Chart (Core)  Download me! Download
A side-by-side comparison of the current and revised core requirements of Liberal Education
Liberal Education Requirement Comparison Chart (Themes)  Download me! Download
A side-by-side comparison of the current and revised theme requirements of Liberal Education

How to propose LE courses for certification

The instructions at the link below give a detailed overview of the step-by-step process for proposing a course and answer common questions related to the requirements, in order to help guide you to a successful outcome.

Proceed to how to propose courses.

guidelines and implementation

Professional Schools and LE Offerings  Download me! Download
Memo sent 4-1-14 placing a "pause" on professional schools offering new LE courses
Adjusted administrative timeline and processes for LE recertification  Download me! Download
Memo sent 3-11-14 which outlines changes to the administrative processes for recertification of Liberal Education courses.
Guidelines for Proposing a Liberal Education Course  Download me! Download
Memo sent 5-23-08 which outlines the guidelines that colleges must follow in submitting their courses for LE designation
Implementation of New Liberal Education Requirements  Download me! Download
Memo sent 4-30-08 which provides an initial overview of the process for implementing the new LE requirements

How to propose LE courses for certification

The instructions on this page give a detailed overview of the step-by-step process for proposing a course and answer common questions related to the requirements, in order to help guide you to a successful outcome.

Proceed to how to propose courses

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